The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 60 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 95 95 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.58% 3.01% 3.37%
As % of the Vendors category 5.71% 7.01% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 34
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£340 £282 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £218 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 2
Average hourly rate £18.41 £25.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.35% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.10 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £32.89 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £13.98 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.39% +7.50%
HP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1664 1355 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.17% 43.00% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 672 472
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 92
Average hourly rate £18.46 £18.00 £19.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.49 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 32 £340 -24.44% 12
Cheshire -9 23 £375 +20.96% 13
Lancashire -16 17 £300 +9.06% 2
Merseyside -6 11 £245 +40.00% 3
Cumbria -9 3 £540 - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 67 (32.37%) Windows
2 50 (24.15%) ITIL
3 45 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 39 (18.84%) VMware
4 39 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
5 34 (16.43%) Migration
6 31 (14.98%) Finance
7 30 (14.49%) Linux
7 30 (14.49%) Security Cleared
8 29 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (13.53%) IBM
9 28 (13.53%) Citrix
10 27 (13.04%) Cisco
10 27 (13.04%) Oracle
11 26 (12.56%) SAN
12 25 (12.08%) SQL
12 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (11.59%) HPUX
14 23 (11.11%) Data Centre
15 22 (10.63%) MS Excel
15 22 (10.63%) MS Office
16 21 (10.14%) UNIX
16 21 (10.14%) Active Directory
16 21 (10.14%) Service Management
17 19 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (9.18%) SC Cleared
17 19 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (9.18%) Test Scripting
17 19 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (8.70%) SLA

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.31%) IBM Notes
2 8 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.38%) Exstream Dialogue
4 6 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.90%) Apache
5 5 (2.42%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.45%) Site Server
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.97%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (10.63%) MS Office
1 22 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.86%) Exstream
2 4 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.97%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.45%) SaaS
1 3 (1.45%) HP Helion
2 2 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.56%) SAN
2 13 (6.28%) Firewall
3 12 (5.80%) DNS
4 11 (5.31%) DHCP
5 10 (4.83%) LAN
5 10 (4.83%) WAN
6 8 (3.86%) VLAN
7 7 (3.38%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.38%) Internet
8 6 (2.90%) FTP
8 6 (2.90%) NAS
9 4 (1.93%) HTTP
10 3 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.45%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.97%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.97%) NX-OS
11 2 (0.97%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.97%) SNMP
11 2 (0.97%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.76%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.28%) RDBMS
3 12 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.83%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.42%) SQLPlus
7 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.93%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.45%) Informix
8 3 (1.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.97%) DB2
9 2 (0.97%) MS Access
9 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Navigator
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (3.38%) JIRA
2 5 (2.42%) Selenium
2 5 (2.42%) JUnit
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.45%) Introscope
3 3 (1.45%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.45%) Toad
3 3 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.45%) Mockito
3 3 (1.45%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.45%) SonarQube
3 3 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.97%) JMeter
5 1 (0.48%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (14.98%) Finance
2 14 (6.76%) Banking
3 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.45%) Retail
4 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.45%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.45%) Local Government
5 2 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (23.67%) Analyst
2 26 (12.56%) Consultant
3 15 (7.25%) Service Analyst
3 15 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (6.76%) Architect
5 12 (5.80%) Test Manager
5 12 (5.80%) Test Analyst
6 11 (5.31%) Developer
7 9 (4.35%) Tester
7 9 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.86%) Support Analyst
8 8 (3.86%) Network Specialist
9 7 (3.38%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (2.90%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.42%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.42%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.42%) Technical Engineer
12 4 (1.93%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.86%) HTML
1 8 (3.86%) CSS
2 6 (2.90%) Web Services
2 6 (2.90%) XML
3 5 (2.42%) Middleware
3 5 (2.42%) Catalyst
4 4 (1.93%) SOAP
4 4 (1.93%) JSON
4 4 (1.93%) YUI
5 3 (1.45%) RESTful
5 3 (1.45%) PowerMock
5 3 (1.45%) JAX-RS
5 3 (1.45%) Spring
5 3 (1.45%) XSL
5 3 (1.45%) WSDL
5 3 (1.45%) JAX-RPC
5 3 (1.45%) JDBC
5 3 (1.45%) Servlets
5 3 (1.45%) J2EE
6 2 (0.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.76%) CMDB
4 9 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.38%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.38%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.42%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.42%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.93%) Clustering
8 3 (1.45%) Replication
8 3 (1.45%) PMI
8 3 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.45%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 67 (32.37%) Windows
2 30 (14.49%) Linux
3 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (11.59%) HPUX
5 21 (10.14%) UNIX
6 19 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.28%) Windows 7
9 12 (5.80%) AIX
10 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (3.38%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.42%) Solaris
12 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.93%) SUSE
14 3 (1.45%) VMS
15 2 (0.97%) Debian
15 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.15%) ITIL
2 34 (16.43%) Migration
3 21 (10.14%) Service Management
4 19 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.18%) Test Scripting
5 15 (7.25%) Change Management
6 12 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (5.80%) SDLC
7 11 (5.31%) Test Management
7 11 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (4.83%) Integration Testing
8 10 (4.83%) Project Management
9 9 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (3.86%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (3.86%) Functional Testing
10 8 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.86%) Network Management
11 7 (3.38%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.38%) Scrum
11 7 (3.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.08%) SQL
2 13 (6.28%) Java
2 13 (6.28%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.35%) Perl
3 9 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.42%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.93%) C#
6 3 (1.45%) VBA
6 3 (1.45%) Python
7 2 (0.97%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (0.97%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) Jython
Qualifications
1 30 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.18%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.21%) ISTQB
4 16 (7.73%) MCP
5 14 (6.76%) ISEB
6 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.31%) MCSE
8 11 (5.31%) CCNA
9 10 (4.83%) CCNP
10 8 (3.86%) CCIE
10 8 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.45%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.45%) Degree
13 3 (1.45%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.97%) MCITP
14 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.70%) SLA
2 9 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) BS25999
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.86%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.86%) vSphere
5 7 (3.38%) XenServer
6 6 (2.90%) XenApp
7 5 (2.42%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.45%) NFS
8 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.48%) Xen
9 1 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 39 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (8.21%) OpenView
3 11 (5.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (4.35%) SCCM
5 8 (3.86%) HP NNM
6 4 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.93%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.45%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.45%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.45%) Puppet
7 3 (1.45%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.45%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.45%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.97%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.97%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.97%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.48%) SCOM
9 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.84%) VMware
3 28 (13.53%) IBM
3 28 (13.53%) Citrix
4 27 (13.04%) Cisco
4 27 (13.04%) Oracle
5 16 (7.73%) Veritas
6 14 (6.76%) Dell
7 11 (5.31%) Sun
7 11 (5.31%) Lotus
8 9 (4.35%) SAP
8 9 (4.35%) NetApp
8 9 (4.35%) Opsware
9 8 (3.86%) NetScout
10 7 (3.38%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.38%) Symantec
11 6 (2.90%) Remedy
11 6 (2.90%) McAfee
11 6 (2.90%) BMC
11 6 (2.90%) Compaq
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